Eumetriochroa hederae Kumata, 1998

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSEumetriochroa
SPECIES hederae
AUTHORKumata, 1998
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEumetriochroa hederae sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Japan], Kyūshū, Hukuoka-ken, Hukuoka-si, Sakurazaka.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-5109♂, EIHU; Paratypes 99♂ and 86♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131.
PAGINATION 85–89, figs. 1, 2A, 12A–B, 14A, 17, 18A, 22A, 24A–B

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
China Hunan Kobayashi, S., Huang, G.-H. & Hirowatari, T. 2011. Two species of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) new to China, and description of the pupal morphology of the genera Corythoxestis and Eumetriochroa. - Zootaxa 2892:25–32. 29
China Jiangxi Bai, H., Xu, J. & Dai, X. 2016. Two new and one newly recorded species of Gracillariidae from China (Lepidoptera). - ZooKeys 559:139–150. 142
Japan Honshū Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 87
Japan Kyūshū Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 87
Japan Shikoku Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 87

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Araliaceae Hedera nepalensis var. sinensis China Kobayashi, S., Huang, G.-H. & Hirowatari, T. 2011. Two species of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) new to China, and description of the pupal morphology of the genera Corythoxestis and Eumetriochroa. - Zootaxa 2892:25–32. 28
Araliaceae Hedera rhombea Japan Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 88
Araliaceae Hedera rhombea China Bai, H., Xu, J. & Dai, X. 2016. Two new and one newly recorded species of Gracillariidae from China (Lepidoptera). - ZooKeys 559:139–150. 142
*   At first a small irregular blotch occurring on upper side of leaf, purple brown in colour; after hibernation a very long serpentine mine, which is stretched from the blotchy part, 15–20 cm long and 3–4 mm wide.